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Still in the Cotswolds just driving around.
Built in 1853 it became a school in 1928.
By Brook also known as Bybrook River Is 12 mile long tributary of the Bristol Avon.
While driving around by myself, I stumbled into an absolutely stunning little village. The village boast 91 Listed buildings with several valued in the millions of pounds.
Elm Lodge, The Green is a 5 bedroom freehold detached house – it is ranked as the 2nd most expensive property in the village, with a valuation of £2,439,000.
The pub is a Grade II listed building dating from the 1700s
A grade II listed building dated 1730.
The Close, The Green, Biddestone, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England UK
A Grade II Listed Building dating from the 1700s and largely reconstructed in 1924.
Elm Farm House, The Green, Biddestone, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England UK
A Grade II listed building – Farmhouse, now two houses, late C17 and early C18, much rebuilt c1975.
Church. c880 AD, possibly then cathedral, reputed to be on site of a Roman temple, and incorporating much Roman masonry and brickwork. C11, C12, C16, altered 1829-30,1875-6 and 1888-9, restored 1904-5.
The carving of the name is still visible in the stonework
The Little House
Both are Grade II Listed Buildings
Grade II Listed Building from late 17th / early 18th century.
A Grade II Listed Building early 18th century
A Grade II Listed Building early 18th century that was a malthouse in the 19th century
Lunch at the wonderfully historic Waggon & Horses Pub in Marlborough then a visit to the Avebury Henge and Stone Circles (See previous post)
Originally a 17th-century house, two storeys in stone with a thatched roof, is now the Waggon and Horses pub; additions in the late 19th century and early 20th are described as picturesque by Historic England.